Test your oyster eating skills tonight
Plus, the Baton Rouge Oyster Festival is coming up next Saturday, May 18, so don’t miss your first opportunity to get competitive and binge on oysters early starting at 6:30 p.m.
More information on contest registration can be found here. Jolie Pearl is at 315 North Blvd.
Dine with Orin Swift wines tomorrow night
Learn to serve up healthy summer bites with this free cooking class
Keep working on your summer bod with a free healthy summer cooking class this Thursday, May 9. Learn to cook a healthy dish and mix up a summer mocktail 6-7 p.m. with registered dietitians at Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
Bring the kids for a family-fun evening, and taste the dishes after the cooking demonstration.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center is at 6400 Perkins Road.
Experience a traditional Ramadan dinner this Thursday
Enjoy a cultural experience at the Atlas Foundation’s Interfaith Ramadan Dinner this Thursday, May 9. Head to the Atlas Foundation for a Ramadan presentation and home-cooked meal starting at 7 p.m. with dinner starting at 7:57 p.m.
This event is free, but more information on registration can be found here. The Atlas Foundation is at 5664 Stumberg Lane.
Dress in your grooviest get-up for a gala this weekend
Head to the Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts on Saturday, May 11, for a gala evening benefiting The Emerge Center. Don your best ’60s mod attire for the Emerge A-Go-Go event from 8-11 p.m. Enjoy an evening of beer, wine, tasty snacks, music and raffle prizes.
Tickets are $75 and can be purchased here. The Manship Theatre is at 100 Lafayette St.